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Record 9434

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 19 December 1818: 'Sir James Mackintosh in my room this morning; hearing me read over and commenting on my "Memoir of Lady Russell," spoke frankly, seemed pleased, and satisfied me very tolerably with his opinion [...] In the evening he read some of Milton's "Paradise Regained" to us.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 19 Dec 1818
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: n/a
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Sir James Mackintosh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 24 Oct 1765
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Politician, historian, writer
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Included Mary Berry
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Milton
Title: Paradise Regained
Genre: Other religious, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9434  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lady Theresa Lewis
  Title: Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1865
  Vol: 3
  Page: 173
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 3, p. 173, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9434, accessed: 13 June 2024

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